Centre for Children's Rights


Prof Laura Lundy
Professor of Education Law and Children's Rights
LL.B, LL.M, PhD,
Barrister at Law

Deputy Director

Ms Lesley Emerson

Other Members:

Prof David Archard
Dr Bronagh Byrne
Prof Paul Connolly
Prof Jannette Elwood
Dr Lee Jerome
Dr Karen Kerr
Dr Sylvie Langlaude
Prof Ruth Leitch
Dr Katrina Lloyd
Dr Sarah Miller
Dr Ulrike Niens
Dr Karen Orr
Dr Dirk Schubotz
Dr Ron Smith
Dr Elizabeth Welty
Dr Karen Winter

Research Students:

Jen Banks
Rhiann Barrance
Helen Brown
Josephine Bweyale
Suzanne Coneeley
Michelle Drain
Erika Frank
Helen Hanna
Lucy Royal-Dawson
Harry Shier
Triona Stokes
Jamie Yohanis

News from the Centre for Children's Rights

Centre for Children’s Rights responds to Delivering Social Change for Children and Young People consultation

The Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister initiated a consultation process in January 2014, seeking views on the draft Delivering Social Change for Children and Young People...

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Coffee morning on the challenges of child-led research with visiting Australian researcher Samia Michail

On 3rd April 2014 the Centre for Children’s Rights hosted a coffee-morning with Samia Michail, senior researcher with Australian NGO UnitingCare....

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Centre's Director presents at international medical ethics symposium

On March 6th, Professor Laura Lundy, Director of the Centre for Children’s Rights, was an invited speaker at the 6th Annual A. David Kline Symposium on Public Philosophy: Exploring the...

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Children and young people’s participation in advocacy conference


Delegates from across Ireland and Northern Ireland attended the ‘Children and Young People’s Participation in Advocacy’ conference,...

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Child Rights Education International Survey

The Centre for Children’s Rights has been awarded the contract to investigate the extent to which Child Rights Education (CRE) is being implemented in countries with a UNICEF National...

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Lundy, L., Byrne, L., Kilkelly, U. & Kang, J. (2012) The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child:a study of legal implementation in 12 countries  UNICEF-UK.